Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school setting. Teachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that "all children can and will learn".
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred
LICENSE: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher's License in Elementary Education (K-6). Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education
EXPERIENCE: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.
Ability to speak grammatically correct English. Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, curriculum guides, or state and school board regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, parents, administrators, business and community.
Ability to perform basic arithmetic functions, work with and impart mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, precentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Indiana Elementary Teacher’s License 1-6 (7/8 Non-Department)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch down. The employee is occasionally required to sit or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, vision, distance, vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Related accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.